England vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 3 Live Score Updates: South Africa Look To Offer Resistance vs England

England vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 3 Live: SA look to offer resistance with bat© AFP

England vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 3 Live Score Updates: South Africa openers Dean Elgar and Sarel Erwee will look to offer resistance and stay at the crease for a long haul on Day 3 of the ongoing second Test at Old Trafford. Ben Stokes had hit his first century since being appointed England’s full-time captain and wicketkeeper Ben Foakes also reached three figures as the hosts established a commanding lead over South Africa in the second Test in Manchester on Friday. Foakes hit an unbeaten 113, after Stokes’ 103-run knock as England took a first innings lead of 264 runs against South Africa in the ongoing second Test in Manchester. South Africa were 23 for the loss of no wicket at Stumps on Day 2, and trailed England by 241 runs. After bundling out the visitors for a paltry of 151, England declared their innings at 415/9, just after Jack Leach was castled by Keshav Maharaj. Stokes and Foakes had added 173-runs for the fourth wicket.(LIVE SCORECARD)

Playing XIs

England:Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (capt), Ben Foakes (wk), Ollie Robinson, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, James Anderson

South Africa:Dean Elgar (capt), Sarel Erwee, Keegan Petersen, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Keshav Maharaj, Simon Harmer, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi

Here are the Live Score Updates of Day 3 of the 2nd Test between England and South Africa from Old Trafford in Manchester

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